This gladius is made after several originals from the 3rd century BC. Similar blades were found in Smihel (Slovenia), Osuna (Spain) and in Mouiès (France). The hilt is made after several sculptures.
The gladius is 83 cm long, with a blade of 65 cm long and 6 cm wide. The hilt is made of wood. The sword weighs 1,1 kg and comes with a wooden scabbard, covered with black leather and decorated with brass ornaments.
Length: 83 cm;
Blade length: 65 cm;
Grip length: 18 cm;
Blade width at guard: 6 cm;
Weight: 1900 g;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 48 HRC;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 2000 *
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge of €70,00. Please note: although the thickness will be the same as a battle-ready sword, the return right and warranty expires when using the blunting service. Please contact us if you wish to use the blunting service, or make a note at the last step of your shiopping cart. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.
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